School Business Manager

Grade H or I dependent on experience

Permanent, 12 hours per week, term time only, plus Inset, plus 1 week during holidays 

Start date: As soon as possible



Are you a highly motivated individual with a 'can do' approach and experience in Finance/HR?  Are you highly efficient, a skilled communicator, able to work under pressure and do you have a good sense of humour?  If so, we would like to hear from you. 

The Governors and Head teacher of our small, Catholic Academy are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and efficient School Business Manager to join a happy, supportive and friendly team as soon as possible.

The post is for 12 hours per week, term time only, plus INSET days and one additional week to be worked during the school holidays.

Applicants should have:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and planning skills.
  • A proven background in finance, personnel and estate management.
  • Excellent management, ICT and administrative skills.
  • A professional outlook to represent the school to a range of stakeholders

The successful candidate will work in close partnership with the head teacher, governors and the school’s Administrator and Finance Officer to support the most effective use of the school’s financial resource management and to promote the highest standard of business ethos within the financial administration of the school.

The school will offer:

  • A welcoming and friendly school community
  • A supportive senior leadership team and governing body.
  • Opportunities for ongoing professional development

The post will offer an exciting challenge to someone who has relevant qualifications and experience. Please see the job description and person specification for further information about the role. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, please call 01453 832682 or email the office on to arrange and to obtain an application form and a job description. Alternatively the information can be obtained from our website:, 

This is a permanent post subject to a probationary period of 6 months.  Application closing date: Mid-day Wednesday 26th September 2018.  Interview date/ details tbc.


Application Form

Notes to Applicants

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act - Disclosure Form

Job Description

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, and volunteers, to share the same commitment. These positions are subject to an enhanced DBS check.